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Valve’s official Steam Deck Dock is up for orders
Discover a new dwelling base in your Steam Deck
Valve has lastly opened up orders for its official Steam Deck Dock. The web page went stay at present, with reservations open for anybody who desires to choose up a brand new resting spot for Steam Deck.
The official Valve Steam Deck Dock goes for $89. As of the time of this writing, it lists an estimated supply date of 1 to 2 weeks, although that would shift.
This USB-C Dock acts as an extension, basically, for a Steam Deck. It’s obtained HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.4 connections for exterior shows, alongside three USB-A 3.1 Gen1 ports and a Gigabit Ethernet port.
Linking the Deck to the Deck is a USB-C captive cable with a particular low-profile, right-angle connector so it slots in proper on prime. This additionally acts as an influence supply supply.
In an FAQ query on the order web page, Valve confirms the Steam Deck Dock comes with each the Docking Station and an influence provide cable, the identical one because the one which got here with the Deck.
Whereas Valve says it’s examined on a variety of shows and peripherals, it additionally asks customers to notice within the Steam boards if their setup shouldn’t be suitable.
Importantly, the Docking Station won’t enhance the efficiency of the Steam Deck. The Dock simply permits for charging and connectivity. The Dock will also be used and not using a energy provide, although Valve notes the USB ports can have lowered throughput to preserve energy on this configuration.
For many who haven’t obtained a Steam Deck but, it additionally looks like orders are persevering with to hurry up. Customers had been reporting brief supply occasions earlier at present, although that’s been shifting and can shift relying on demand. Valve has said that it’s transferring via reservations quicker than anticipated, so this is likely to be a good time to attempt nabbing a Steam Deck for the vacations.